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myViewBoard Clips allows users to search, access and insert educational video content onto the canvas. myViewBoard Clips offers 2 million+ educational videos from over 150 premier media brands to safely, seamlessly, and quickly create engaging lessons. myViewBoard Clips is commercial free, copyright-cleared, and curated for educational subjects.

myViewBoard Clips is powered by Boclips. Boclips is a service that collects the best educational videos across all age levels and subjects and puts them on a single platform to give an easier, faster, and safer way to use video in the classroom. [1]

This feature is only available for Education entities. A Boclips account is not required to use myViewBoard Clips.

For more information, visit https://myviewboard.com/clips/.


Powered by Boclips

Boclips provides the education industry access to rights-ready videos from world-renowned brands, aligned to curricula. Boclips aggregates over two million rights-ready video clips from some of the world's largest and most respected content producers onto a single cloud-based platform. Proprietary algorithms then map these clips to the curricula and courses used by education providers around the world, ensuring relevant search results for courseware designers, instructors and students. All videos are rights-ready, and contain stories from 1895 to yesterday. [2]

Features include [3]:

  • Browser-based platform (no special software or hardware required)
  • Features short-form instructional videos, animations, documentaries, and news footage
  • Enables users to create and share personalised collections
  • Suitable for a variety of age levels
  • Videos support most subject areas and curricula
  • Can be used with LMS's and other video tools
  • New content added daily Closed captioning available for thousands of titles


Accessing myViewBoard Clips

Inserting myViewBoard Clips is only supported on myViewBoard for Windows.

To access myViewBoard Clips:

  1. On the Floating Toolbar, click the Embed browser.
  2. On the Embed browser, click the myViewBoard Clips tile.
  3. If you are already signed in, the Embed browser should automatically redirect to the myViewBoard Clips interface.
  4. If not, the Embed browser redirects you to the myViewBoard front page.
a. Click sign in and provide your myViewBoard user name and password.
b. Once signed in, the Embed browser should automatically redirect to the myViewBoard Clips interface.
c. If not, click the myViewBoard Clips card in the Quick Links area.


To access myViewBoard Clips from the Magic Box:

  1. On the main toolbar, click the Magic Box icon.
  2. On the Magic Box toolbar, click the myViewBoard Clips   icon.
  3. If you are already signed in, the Embed browser should automatically redirect to the myViewBoard Clips interface.
  4. If not, the Embed browser redirects you to the myViewBoard front page.
a. Click sign in and provide your myViewBoard user name and password.
b. Once signed in, the Embed browser should automatically redirect to the myViewBoard Clips interface.
c. If not, click the myViewBoard Clips card in the Quick Links area.



Searching for Videos

To find videos on the initial search screen:

  1. Click the drop down to limit the results to a certain category.
  2. Type a few keywords related to the subject you are searching for.
  3. Press ENTER, or click Search.
  4. Once the results appear.
  • Click Filter to further refine the results.
  • Your search criteria is now shown as a tag. Click X to remove the criteria from the query.


Browse through the results. Once you find a video you need, click    and select one of the following:

Add to Watch Later Add videos to the Watch later playlist
Save Add video to a custom playlist
Share Get a unique URL for sharing videos outside of the app.
You need to be logged in to view the videos.



Managing Videos

Click the myViewBoard Clips icon to go to the main myViewBoard Clips screen. This screen has the following sections:

Videos for you Recommended videos based on your viewing history.
History Videos you've previously viewed
Watch later Videos added to the Watch later playlist appear here.
Playlist Contains playlists created by the user.
Playlists are a collection of videos.


Use the Watch Later playlist to collect videos before organizing them into playlist. To add videos to the Watch Later playlist:

  1. On the video to add, click    and select Add to Watch Later.
  2. To view your collected videos, click the myViewBoard Clips icon at the upper top left.
  3. Scroll down to the Watch Later section and locate the video.
  4. To remove a video, click    and select Remove from Watch Later.



Use a playlist to organize collected videos into groups. You can also generate a unique playlist link so you can share with specific people, or make your playlist public so others can search for them. To create a playlist:

  1. On the video to add, click    and select Save.
  2. Enter a unique playlist name.
  3. By default, new playlists are Private. Click the lock to toggle playlist privacy to Public.
  4. Click Create.


To add a video to an existing playlist:

  1. On the video to add, click    and select Save.
  2. On the pop-up, select a playlist from the list.
  3. Click outside the playlist dialog.


To edit the playlist:

  1. Click the myViewBoard Clips icon at the upper top left.
  2. Scroll down to the Watch Later section and locate the video.
  3. Locate the playlist to edit
  4. Click  .
Edit Edit the playlist name and provide a description.
Click the icon at the end to toggle playlist privacy between Private and Public.
Copy Generate a URL that allows you to share this playlist with others.
Delete Remove this playlist. This action cannot be undone.


To open the playlist:

  1. Click the myViewBoard Clips icon at the upper top left.
  2. Scroll down to the Watch Later section and locate the video.
  3. Click on the playlist title or the playlist description
  4. On the new page, select one of the following
Edit Edit the playlist name and provide a description.
Click the icon at the end to toggle playlist privacy between Private and Public.
Delete Remove this playlist. This action cannot be undone.


Accessing the Web version

When creating lesson plans, it may be more convenient to go to the web version of myViewBoard Clips.


  1. Sign in to myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click the Video-Assisted Learning card
  3. On the myViewBoard Clips page:
- Browse through the videos
- Type a few keywords on the search bar
- Use the categories on the sidepanel to filter videos by topic
- Click My Library to see your History, Watch later and Custom playlists
- Search for playlists and bookmark them for easier


Note that all myViewBoard Clips tasks possible in myViewBoard for Windows are also available on the web version.

  • Search and save videos in custom playlists
  • Search and bookmark playlists so you can easily


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